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PG-Gurukal prides itself on high quality teaching to make you the best pilot possible.

The Courses available at PG-Gurukul:

P1+P2 – the Basic course: 

The building block of becoming a skilled pilot where you will practice and learn all ground handling, safety skills, techniques and theory to get you in the air as well as getting some air time.

  • Duration: 6 Day (depending on weather conditions and ability)
  • Venue: meet at Blue Umbrella  in Bir, Near Baijnath in kangra distt of Himachal Pradesh. Nearest city : Palampur
  • Cost: 20,000 INR (includes training and equipment usage)
  • Dates: season is mid Oct to mid Dec in Autumn and Feb last week to mid May in spring starting mostly on weekend. (Check our course calender for availability)

Additional Costs

Training fee does not include accommodation, food and transportation to the launch sites (taxi fees are shared).

What to bring

Please bring proper footwear, long pants, a jacket, gloves and sunglasses for training.

Bir Billing paragliding training

P3 – Becoming an Independent Pilot:

In this course student learns everything needed to be able to fly independently including dealing with emergencies , how to descend quickly, advanced theory of flight and meteorology.

  • Duration: 5 Days (depending on weather conditions and ability)
  • Venue: meet at Blue Umbrella  in Bir, Near Baijnath in kangra distt of Himachal Pradesh. Nearest city : Palampur
  • Cost: 20,000 INR (includes training and equipment usage)
  • Dates: season is mid Oct to mid Dec in Autumn and Feb last week to mid May in spring usually . (Check our course calender for availability)

Additional Costs

Training fee does not include accommodation, food and transportation to the launch sites (taxi fees are shared).

What to bring

Please bring proper footwear, long pants, a jacket, gloves and sunglasses for training.

*Please note that by European norms the training to P3 level is mandatory to fly on your own, other courses are optional.

Advanced training:

Cross country Coaching:

As name suggest we teach the fine points of flying distance with paragliders. Can help in starting you first cross country or just improving your XC capabilities.

  • Duration: 3 days minimum can be extended as per students wish on per day basis after that.
  • Venue: Bir and few other places. Will be teaching xc during yallegiri festival and also in near Indore in MP during winter and early spring.
  • Cost: 3500/-INR per day, minimum three days..maximum is flexible. most of concepts and theories covered in first three days then is guiding and debriefing mostly.. though there is always a finer element to learn.

SIV courses:

This course is conducted over Water. Glider is delibrately destablised and attempted to regain control. Student learns the limits of his/her wing and also extent of their control over it. Reserve deployment is also practiced

Duration: 5 days
Cost : 25,000 INR hill launch based, 30,000 INR winch launch based ones.

Contact for dates of cross coutry and SIV courses

*Pilots must have completed P3 +50hrs and must have their own equipment for advanced training